Architecture for Wide Area Appliance Management

Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 612)

Abstract

We studied architecture for Internet-of-Things (IoT) appliances with constrained resources to enable controlling and managing them over a wide area network. By clarifying requirements for using wide area network, we examined issues that are associated with each related standard-based technologies. Our analysis gives us a solution by combining CoAP and ECHONET Lite to complement each other to overcome the issues associated with using them in a wide area network, especially suitable for virtual gateways located in a cloud. We then showed a realization of our proposed architecture by prototyping the system.

Keywords

CoAP ECHONET Lite Internet of things Wide area appliance management 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank Noi Koike and Rumina Koike for proof reading this manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Network Technology LaboratoriesNippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Currently with Service Design Division, NTT DOCOMO, Inc.TokyoJapan

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